The Harley-Davidson Night Rod motorcycle is the evil twin of the V-Rod, aggressively styled for a sinister look.


Length 2,440 mm
Seat Height, Laden 1650 mm
Seat Height, Unladen 1675 mm
Ground Clearance 115 mm
Rake (steering head) (deg)34
Trail 142 mm
Wheelbase 1,705 mm
Tires, Front Specification 120/70ZR-19 60W
Tires, Rear Specification240/40R-18 79V
Fuel Capacity 18.9 l
Oil Capacity (w/filter)4.7 l
Weight, As Shipped 289 kg Weight, In Running Order302 kg


Engine 2 Liquid-cooled, Revolution, 60 V-Twin
Bore 105 mm
Stroke 72 mm
Displacement 1,250 cc
Compression Ratio 11,5:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)


Primary Drive Gear, 64/117 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st10.696
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd7.371
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd5.9
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th5.095
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th4.563


Exhaust Straight-shot exhaust with brushed finish dual mufflers; black end caps and exhaust shield
Wheels, Front Type 4Black, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Orange Pinstripe
Wheels, Rear Type 4Black, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Orange Pinstripe
Brakes, Caliper Type4-piston front and rear


Engine Torque Testing MethodEEC/95/1
Engine Torque 3111 Nm
Engine Torque (rpm)7,250
Lean Angle, Right (deg.)32
Lean Angle, Left (deg.)32
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy6.3 l/100 km